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Hudson Valley Jazz Festival Announces Lineup Photo Hudson Valley Jazz Festival Announces Lineup
by BWW News Desk - August 13, 2020

August 13-16 is the 11th season for The Hudson Valley Jazz Festival. These are extraordinary times and it has given rise to creative solutions from artists. There will be fewer shows and all will either take place outside, streamed indoor or both. ...
WKCR-FM Presents THE CHARLIE PARKER CENTENNIAL FESTIVAL Photo WKCR-FM Presents THE CHARLIE PARKER CENTENNIAL FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - August 09, 2020

Commencing at midnight August 27th and concluding at midnight September 4th, WKCR-FM (89.9 FM, wkcr.org) will dedicate all programming to celebrations of the legacies and influences of two of jazz's central figures: Charlie Parker (b. 8/29/20, d. 3/12/55) and Lester Young (b. 8/27/09, d. 3/15/59). ...
Side Door Jazz Debuts on WUSF 89.7 This Friday Photo Side Door Jazz Debuts on WUSF 89.7 This Friday
by BWW News Desk - August 05, 2020

Side Door at the Palladium is a monthly concert series featuring jazz recorded in the Palladium's intimate Side Door Cabaret and features interviews with Palladium Executive Director Paul Wilborn and the artists…only on All Night Jazz, WUSF 89.7. ...
Uptown Jazz Tentet Announce New Release, Out October 1 Photo Uptown Jazz Tentet Announce New Release, Out October 1
by BWW News Desk - August 05, 2020

The Uptown Jazz Tentet is a ten-piece ensemble collectively led by trumpeter, Brandon Lee and trombonists Willie Applewhite and James Burton lll. ...
Lotus Releases New Video For 'Bjorn Gets A Haircut' Photo Lotus Releases New Video For 'Bjorn Gets A Haircut'
by TV News Desk - August 05, 2020

As they prepare for the release of their new studio album Free Swim, out August 21st, long-running instrumental-electronic quintet Lotus has released a second track off the forthcoming collection, 'Bjorn Gets A Haircut.' The cosmic disco tune is available now exclusively on YouTube. ...
Kendall Street Company Release New Music Video 'Shanti the Dolphin' Photo Kendall Street Company Release New Music Video 'Shanti the Dolphin'
by TV News Desk - August 05, 2020

Virginia’s breakout band Kendall Street Company (KSC) is proud to unveil their brand new animated music video for 'Shanti the Dolphin'. 'Shanti the Dolphin' is the first single from Kendall Street Company’s recently released coastal themed album The Nautical Aquatical (out June 6, 2020)....
Sean Nicholas Savage Announces New Album LIFE IS CRAZY & Shares New Single 'I Believe Photo Sean Nicholas Savage Announces New Album LIFE IS CRAZY & Shares New Single 'I Believe In Everything'
by TV News Desk - August 04, 2020

Canadian auteur Sean Nicholas Savage makes a stirring return to form with his sweeping new album Life is Crazy, a grandiose, lump in throat epic and the beginning of yet another unexpected chapter in in the critically acclaimed musician’s boldly genre defying career.  ...
CONVERSATIONS ABOUT JAZZ Explores Music Of Iconic Album 'The Young Lions' August 6 Photo CONVERSATIONS ABOUT JAZZ Explores Music Of Iconic Album 'The Young Lions' August 6
by BWW News Desk - August 03, 2020

Join Conversations about Jazz & Other Distractions hosted by former jazz radio host and founder of Notorious Jazz, Carl Anthony. Every other Thursday, Carl takes audiences on a unique journey through the world of jazz music with artist talks, workshops, and listening sessions.  ...
Eric Hutchinson Announces New Album CLASS OF 98 - DELUXE & UNPLUGGED Photo Eric Hutchinson Announces New Album CLASS OF 98 - DELUXE & UNPLUGGED
by TV News Desk - August 03, 2020

Hot off the heels of his recently released and critically acclaimed album, Class of 98, Eric Hutchinson is thrilled to announce a companion album, “Class of 98 -Deluxe and Unplugged.”...
Nation Beat Announces New Album THE ROYAL CHASE Photo Nation Beat Announces New Album THE ROYAL CHASE
by BWW News Desk - August 03, 2020

The chase has been on for a longtime for drummer/percussionist extraordinaire Scott Kettner. With his collective Nation Beat, he has long explored the folkloric musical traditions of Brazil and Louisiana. ...
Quinsin Nachoff Showcases Broad Sonic Palette On Fearlessly Innovative New Recording Photo Quinsin Nachoff Showcases Broad Sonic Palette On Fearlessly Innovative New Recording 'Pivotal Arc'
by BWW News Desk - July 31, 2020

Saxophonist and composer Quinsin Nachoff's career to date has delivered a boundary-crossing body of work that's consistently unpredictable, fearlessly innovative, breathtakingly accomplished, and full of creative passion, constantly increasing its scope to encompass ever greater horizons. ...
BMI Continues Its Support Of The Prestigious Sundance Institute Film Music And Sound Photo BMI Continues Its Support Of The Prestigious Sundance Institute Film Music And Sound Design Lab 2020
by BWW News Desk - July 27, 2020

Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI)  today announced its continued support of the Sundance Institute Film Music and Sound Design Lab 2020 in collaboration with Skywalker Sound. The prestigious program returns with a new reimagined digital format on Sundance Co//ab from July 27–August 14, 2020....
Doves Unleash 'Carousels' (The Comet Is Coming Remix) Photo Doves Unleash 'Carousels' (The Comet Is Coming Remix)
by TV News Desk - July 27, 2020

Legendary UK trio, Doves will release their first new album in 11 years, The Universal Want, September 11 through IMPERIAL (US) + Virgin/EMI (UK)....
The Silent Years Announce SPIDER SEASON LP Photo The Silent Years Announce SPIDER SEASON LP
by TV News Desk - July 27, 2020

A decade after its recording The Silent Years' long lost album, Spider Season, produced by Sam Farrar and Noah Passovoy (Maroon 5/Max Martin/Phantom Planet), will see the light of day, September 25, on Love Is EZ....
C.SHIROCK Releases New Hazy Mediterranean Single Photo C.SHIROCK Releases New Hazy Mediterranean Single
by BWW News Desk - July 24, 2020

Hear the new single from C.SHIROCK. Entitled “Come Summer' the hazy track shimmers with mediterranean vibes and soft, tranquil melodies.  ...
Yenisei Crossing By Mystified On Spotted Peccary Music Photo Yenisei Crossing By Mystified On Spotted Peccary Music
by BWW News Desk - July 24, 2020

On Yenisei Crossing, sound adventurer Mystified (aka Thomas Park) presents a fearless and striking collection of sonic collages that explore the random yet cyclic nature of recorded looping sounds overlapping at different durations and tempos. The soundscapes, inspired by the Yenisei river that wind...
SummerStage Anywhere Presents Upcoming Jazz Programming Photo SummerStage Anywhere Presents Upcoming Jazz Programming
by TV News Desk - July 24, 2020

Capital One City Parks Foundation SummerStage is proud to present a variety of workshops, Q&As and performances highlighting incredible Jazz artists through their SummerStage Anywhere Digital Series. ...
The FADER Digital Fort 2.0 Set Times Announced + DOLBY Partnership, 'Artist Spotlight Photo The FADER Digital Fort 2.0 Set Times Announced + DOLBY Partnership, 'Artist Spotlight' Talent Search
by BWW News Desk - July 23, 2020

Earlier this week, The FADER announced its line-up for their Digital FORT 2.0, with over 30 + exclusive performances from both acclaimed and emerging artists in support of several charities, including Trap Heals, the NAACP, For The Gworls, Arts & Parts, Gideon's Army United and more.   In addition t...
Toots And The Maytals Unveil New Video For 'Warning Warning' Photo Toots And The Maytals Unveil New Video For 'Warning Warning'
by BWW News Desk - July 23, 2020

Legendary Jamaican artist Frederick 'Toots' Hibbert today unveils a poignant video for his new single 'Warning Warning',...
Gentleman's Dub Club Drops New Music Video For 'Use Me' Feat. Kiko Bun Photo Gentleman's Dub Club Drops New Music Video For 'Use Me' Feat. Kiko Bun
by BWW News Desk - July 23, 2020

Gentleman's Dub Club return with a new music video and release of 'Use Me,' a funky reggae-infused cover of the classic Bill Withers hit....
Jaga Jazzist Releases Song and Music Video for 'Tomita' Photo Jaga Jazzist Releases Song and Music Video for 'Tomita'
by TV News Desk - July 23, 2020

Today, Norwegian jazz group Jaga Jazzist releases song and music video for 'Tomita', the latest single off the band's upcoming LP Pyramid out August 9, 2020 on Brainfeeder Records....
Rodrigo y Gabriela Announce New Double Live Album; Share Live Version Of Pink Floyd's Photo Rodrigo y Gabriela Announce New Double Live Album; Share Live Version Of Pink Floyd's 'Echoes'
by TV News Desk - July 23, 2020

GRAMMY®-Award-winning guitar virtuosos Rodrigo y Gabriela have announced the upcoming release of METTAVOLUTION LIVE, an all-new double album recorded during last year's METTAVOLUTION World Tour....
Sheen Center Presents A CONVERSATION WITH HARRY CONNICK, JR. Photo Sheen Center Presents A CONVERSATION WITH HARRY CONNICK, JR.
by TV News Desk - July 23, 2020

Wednesday, July 29 at 7:00 p.m. (EST), The Sheen Center for Thought & Culture, the arts center of the Archdiocese of New York, presents  A Conversation with Harry Connick, Jr. ...
Heavy Salad Release New Single 'The Wish' Photo Heavy Salad Release New Single 'The Wish'
by TV News Desk - July 23, 2020

After working with Dean Honer (The Moonlandingz, I Monster / International Teachers of Pop) and Working Men's Club offshoot Minsky Rock on their last release, HEAVY SALAD are back with brand new single: 'The Wish'....
Summer Samba! Kicks Off With Video For 'The Girl From Ipanema' Photo Summer Samba! Kicks Off With Video For 'The Girl From Ipanema'
by TV News Desk - July 22, 2020

As temperatures heat up and summer kicks into high gear, UMe and Verve invite you to kick back, relax and enjoy Summer Samba!, an audio and visual feast for the senses celebrating the timeless and influential sounds of samba and bossa nova....